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In part, it’s just bad luck that the United States is being slammed with these events back-to-back-to-back.
WHAT’S BEHIND AUGUST 2020’S EXTREME WEATHER? CLIMATE CHANGE AND BAD LUCKCAROLYN GRAMLINGAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The NBA draft lottery isn’t all about luck — teams tank for a reason, of course — but the bouncing pingpong balls do play a big role.
THE NBA’S UNLUCKIEST LOTTERY TEAM FINALLY GOT A GOOD BOUNCENEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The next point on the luck end of the spectrum was the stock market.
THE ECONOMICS OF SPORTS GAMBLING (EP. 388 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAUGUST 20, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The most you can do is put yourself in the path of luck—but to think you can guess with certainty the actual outcome is a presumptuousness the true poker player foregoes.
THE DECK IS NOT RIGGED: POKER AND THE LIMITS OF AIMARIA KONNIKOVAAUGUST 7, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
So stats achieved before they can stabilize are mostly the result of luck.
THE MLB RECORDS* THAT COULD FALL IN A 60-GAME SEASONMICHAEL SALFINOAUGUST 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
I don’t see history as a comfort but rather as a guide to how much luck and skill it takes to maneuver through this stuff.
TRUMP CAN’T POSTPONE THE ELECTION, BUT HE CAN DELEGITIMIZE THE RESULTS.SARAH FROSTENSON (SARAH.FROSTENSON@ABC.COM)JULY 30, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Who, as luck seemed sure to have it, was about to enter the world in the middle of a global pandemic.
THIS WEEK’S AWESOME TECH STORIES FROM AROUND THE WEB (THROUGH JULY 25)SINGULARITY HUB STAFFJULY 25, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
In spite of this immoral trial, the child, by luck, somehow managed to come ashore to one Ebisu Saburo.
12 MAJOR JAPANESE GODS AND GODDESSES YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUTDATTATREYA MANDALMAY 6, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
A summer break in cases “would be a great stroke of luck,” says Maciej Boni.
COVID-19: WHEN WILL IT BE SAFE TO GO OUT AGAIN?JONATHAN LAMBERTMARCH 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
If not by good luck and good fortune, I would have been one of those people, and I never would have been Mary Daly on Freakonomics.
FED UP (EP. 390)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 26, 2019FREAKONOMICS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 28, 2021
Choose the synonym for explosive
volatile

WORDS RELATED TO LUCK

  • apneas
  • blows
  • breathers
  • breathing spaces
  • caesuras
  • coffee breaks
  • cutoffs
  • downtime
  • halts
  • hiatuses
  • interludes
  • intermissions
  • intervals
  • lacunae
  • layoffs
  • letup
  • lulls
  • pauses
  • recesses
  • respites
  • rests
  • suspensions
  • tens
  • time offs
  • time outs
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